Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: mistake
Function: noun
Text: 1 a wrong judgment <I made a mistake when I assumed that you were the one who broke the window>
Synonyms misapprehension, misjudging, misjudgment
Related Words blunder, error, fault, flub, fumble, goof, inaccuracy, lapse, miscue, misstep, slipup, stumble; foul-up, muff; miscalculation, misstatement; misconception, misconstruction, misconstruing, misinterpretation
2 an unintentional departure from truth or accuracy <made a mistake on the exam that almost cost her a passing grade> -- see ERROR 1